AHEAD of the first Borders festival of the summer, the Whipman Play Society has officially unveiled this year’s principals. On Friday evening (March 25) the Whipman Introduction Night took place at the Graham Institute. Two years ago, Whipman Elect Gregor Brown, Lass Elect Lucy Martin and Presenting Lady Nancy Porteous were first introduced on their […]
With our Whipman and Lass Elect having already been announced we will be having a different kind of Introduction Night. Re-Introduction Night Friday 25th March Graham Institute, West Linton Family Ceilidh 7pm-9pm Disco (over 18s only) 9pm -12am Whipman Bar At 8pm we will be reintroducing our Whipman and Lass Elect for 2022, Gregor Brown […]
The Whipman Play Committee are delighted to announce that we have started planning our Whipman celebrations in June. Whipman Week 2022 will take place from Friday, 3 June – Saturday, 11 June. We are producing a new Programme which will be available late April. The Committee will of course adhere to any Scottish Government guidelines […]
WHIPMAN WEEK 2021 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 It is with regret that due to the current Pandemic we are having to cancel Whipman 2021. In the current situation the safety of our community is of the utmost importance. Whipman and Lass 2019, Guy and Delia Thorley will be “on duty” for another year and […]
Whipman Principal Party Revealed In January, residents of West Linton and surrounding parishes nominated their new Whipman. The names of the Whipman and Lass Elect, Presenting Lady, Flower Girl and Barony Herald remain a very closely guarded secret until the big reveal at the much anticipated Whipman Introduction concert in March. Introduction Night 2020 The […]
Spring has sprung around the Whipman Stone on the Lower Green. Big thanks to all the volunteers who helped to plant these daffodils. Another thanks to Neil Forsyth for supplying the plant pots.
With the developing situation with COVID 19 The Whipman Play Society has made the decision to cancel Whipman Week 2020 which was scheduled to take place from Friday 5th June to Saturday 13th June. This decision has been made following the latest government guidance. Whilst we are all disappointed, we as a committee believe this […]
Introduction Concert and Coffee Morning The Whipman Play Society has made the difficult decision to cancel the Introduction Concert Dress Rehearsal (Thursday 19th March), the Introduction Concert (Friday 20th March) and the Coffee Morning (Saturday 21st March) due to the developing situation with COVID-19. Whilst this is disappointing, we as a committee believe this is […]